Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia’s modern-day plague

Deforestation is a major problem with Indonesia leading the charts for forests clearing, followed by other hotspots such as Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.
6 December 2019
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Guide: 7 Handy Tips for the Southeast Asian Backpacker

Avid traveller and frequent flyer Charles David shares his memorable highlights from all his trips around ASEAN, and what every traveller-to-be should know — from a backpacker’s point of view. 1. Vietnam Highlight:  The most memorable event was the Cu Ci Tunnel exploration for me. It awed me because it looked so plain and deserted...
20 September 2019
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7 Sports That Are Unique to Southeast Asia

Whether we want to admit it or not, most of the popular sports played around the world are the products of Western civilisation. But what did we do to break some sweat before the Europeans brought football and badminton to Southeast Asia? Pretty sure it wasn’t just congkak (mancala games) and wau (kite-flying). Yes, we...
6 May 2019
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